Inspiration Valley

Listen to professionals working at Facebook, Google, Cisco, Nestlè, Corner Banca, Minerva CQ and other tech companies from the Silicon Valley and around the world, talking in Live Streaming about their experiences.

Starting on October the 19th, 2021.
It's totally free!

Brilliant minds

The Inspiration Valley is a virtual journey where you will listen the story of the Italian brilliant minds working at Facebook, Google, Cisco, Nestlè, Corner Banca, Minerva CQ and other tech companies in the Silicon Valley and around the world. You will discover cool topics related to Innovation, Business, Trend, Marketing, Sustainability.

A virtual journey

and the best part is... it's completely free!

The conferences will start on October 19th, 2021 up to the May 5th, 2022. The webinars are made in partnership with Rinascita Digitale.
You will be able to ask questions and, most importantly, be inspired to start your unique journey!

The program

Discover here all the conferences and great hosts you will listen to and interact with.

The conferences will be in English language.

19 Oct 2021 | 5 – 6 pm CET

Stefania Tibiletti

R&D and Innovation at Nestlé - IT International Graduate Program

Alumna SVST 2017, MSc in innovation management at Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in 2018, ESADE & SVST 2018 guide, marketing program manager at Cloud4Wi. At Nestlè IT graduate program since 2020.

02 Nov 2021 | 5 - 6 pm CET

Cosimo Spera

Founder & CEO at Minerva CQ

MSc in mathematics and statistic at Università di Siena in 1984, PhD in operation research at Siena-Yale-MIT. Between 1992 and 2000 professor at University of Siena, UC Berkeley, Santa Clara University. Visionary, strategist and start-up team builder in several companies since 1999. Since 2021 at Minerva CQ, company that delivers the next generation of CX cross channels.

16 Nov 2021 | 5 - 6 pm CET

Luca Pignatti

Founder at Feedel Ventures

BSc in material engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 2009, MSc in materials and manufacturing engineering at Danmarks Tekniske Universitet and Imperial College London in 2012. 10 years experience in highly innovative companies like Airbus; since 2020 CEO at Feedel Ventures, the first startup studio connecting Italy to the world.

30 Nov 2021 | 5 – 6 pm CET

Andrea Caridi

VP of Business Development at Kellify

MSc in telecommunication engineering at the University of Genoa, Bachelor of Engineering and economics at Télécom Paris in 2010. Active internationally since 2007, he led innovative projects since 2010 and supported the launch phase and the scale-up of several startups since 2014. Since 2021, VP of Biz Dev at Kellify, the science-centric scale-up that comprehends the world through images.

14 Dec 2021 | 5 – 6 pm CET

Enza Sebastiani

Indipendent film maker

Bachelor in American English, theater and film at UCLA, interior design-architectur at UC Berkeley, film-communication at City College of San Francisco. At Apple from 2000 to 2021: advertising project coodinator, video communications specialist, project manager. In 1996 founds 1000 Hearts Production.rts Production.

18 Jan 2022 | 5 – 6 pm CET

Silvia Veronese

SVP Analytics Research and Customer Success at Guavus, Thales Group

Doctor mathematics at Università di Pavia, MBA at University of Utah, Micromaster data, Economics and Development policies at MIT. Entrapreneur with extensive management experience, among others in IBM, HP. Since 2018 at Guavus, company at the forefront of AI-big data analysis. Since 2021 Vice President and board member at SVIEC Foundation.

01 Feb 2022 | 5 - 6 pm CET

Alessandro Tocchio - TBC

Co-founder and Chief Strategist at Tensive

Alumnus SVST 2011, MSc in physics engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 2007, PhD in medical nanotechonolgy at Università degli Studi di Milano and European School of Molecular Medicine in 2014, Post doc research scholar at Stanford Universtiy in 2018. Extensive expertise in management of corporate development and innovation in the bio and nanotech field. Since 2012 in Tensive, biomedical company developing advanced biomaterials for regenerative medicine applications.

15 Feb 2022 | 5 – 6 pm CET

Dario De Santis

Principal, Product Management at Cisco
Co-founder at Tweelin Inc.

Dario is a seasoned enterprise product leader and entrepreneur with 15 years of B2B experience, spanning from wearable devices to Artificial Intelligence, Collaboration and IoT Cloud services. He holds a MSc in Computer and Information Sciences from University of Bologna (2007) and an MBA from SDA Bocconi (2011). Dario has been at Cisco since 2016 and led several innovation initiatives.

01 Mar 2022 | 5 – 6 pm CET

Elena Petrucciano

Founder at and Fellow at ODF7

Alumna SVST 2009, MSc in economics and management at Università degli Studi di Roma Tre in 2010. Experienced in entrepreneurship, startup mentoring, education technology, business development, digital marketing, project management, growth hacking. Since 2020 in Laboom, an online learn through play content platform.

15 Mar 2022 | 5 - 6 pm CET

Silvia Urbani - TBC

Global Product Lead at Google

BSc in industrial engineering at Università degli Studi di Padova in 2005, MSc in management engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 2007. 10 years experience in planning, forecasting, FP&A, competitive analysis, business intelligence, account management, contract negotiation, relationship building, problem solving, animation, video editing. Since 2014 at Google.

29 Mar 2022 | 5 - 6 pm CET

Irina Pesterean - TBC

Strategic Partnerships at Lyft

BSc in business administration at Università degli Studi di Torino and University of Florida in 2009, MBA at Sydney University in 2011, data processing and data processing technology/technician at Standord University in 2015. Extensive experience in sourcing of investments and acquisition opportunities, due diligence, corporate financials, and deal modeling. Since 2021 at Lyft.

12 Apr 2022 | 5 - 6 pm CET

Lorenzo Niola

Mentor at Techstar and Business Advisor at Swisspod

Alumno SVST 2013, MSc in business administration, management and operations at Università del Piemonte Orientale in 2015. Extensive experience in in helping tech startups working around blockchain, IoT, AI, big data, drones, tackling social and environmental issues, as well as supporting impactful projects; he supported 200+ entrepreneurs and involved in mentoring & coaching sessions for startups and scaleups. Currently helping Swisspod from Switzerland using Hyperloop tech to revolutionize cargo transportation. Lorenzo launched 7 accelerator programs across different continents since 2019 at Techstar, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed.

26 Apr 2022 | 5 - 6 pm CET

Manuel Cherchi

Operations Lead & Vendor Manager - Marketing Solutions at Facebook

MBA at Istituto Adriano Olivetti in 2004. Long experience as problem solver, sales and marketing, in big companies like IBM, Linkedin, Cisco. Since 2018 at Facebook.

10 May 2022 | 5 - 6 pm CET

Vince Mitolo

Head of Growth at TrueLayer - Open Banker

Alumno SVST 2009, MSc in telecommunication engineering at Politecnico di Torino in 2008, Master of technology at Tampere University in 2009. 10+ years of experience in sales and business development in the fintech startup industry, in US and Europe. Since 2018 at TrueLayer, a global open banking platform.

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An opportunity for growth

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